Business

5:48pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Business

Colorado Wind Industry Bracing for Job Cuts

Kerwin Stretch, president and GM of Golden-based SGB Starkstrom, stands on his company's factory floor.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s wind industry says thousands of jobs are on the line unless Congress approves an extension to a popular wind energy production tax credit that expires at year’s end.

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3:28pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Business

Spirit Airlines Lands At DIA

Spirit Airlines will use A319 and A320 planes for service to DIA.
Spirit Airlines

The low-cost carrier will begin four daily flights out of Denver International Airport starting in May. The new addition could help you save money when booking a fare at DIA.

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1:46pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Housing

Co. Foreclosures Slide to Five-year Low

CO Division of Housing

Foreclosure activity in Colorado hit a five-year low during the first month of this year—although state officials say the housing market is not out of the woods yet.

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6:43am

Thu February 16, 2012
The Two-Way

The Economy: Housing Starts Up; Unemployment Claims Decline

Originally published on Thu February 16, 2012 6:55 am

We have a slew of economic data out today and the big picture is that the economy is on the rebound. So, let's get to the numbers:

-- The Labor Department said the number of people seeking jobless benefits dropped by 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 348,000. The AP reports "it was the fourth drop in five weeks and the fewest number of claims since March 2008."

-- Led by a surge in apartments, housing starts were up 1.5 percent.

-- In January producer prices rose 0.1 percent.

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5:00am

Thu February 16, 2012

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